Contract Law

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Contract Law

Platform: Microsoft Teams

Validated for 2 CPD Points CESA-2079-08/2025, ASAQS CPD 2023/04(IP), CPD SAIA 23-108/12
Duration: 2 Days

INTRODUCTION

This seminar provides essential fundamental principles of contract as well as updates on recent developments in contract law. Whether you are a contractor, project manager, employer, developer, subcontractor or administrator you work with construction contracts. But how many people have training in contract law?

How many understand the contractual implications of their decisions? How often are rights given away just because people don’t understand their contracts? The seminar has been designed to provide:

  • Essential information on contractual matters for the construction industry
  • An update and refresher for those who have attended previous courses
  • Up-to-date, topical information for those who have not attended previous courses
  • An overview of those provisions of the Consumer Protection Act which affect contractors and professionals

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This course has been designed to be suitable for those who have had little exposure to construction cases, as well as those who are experienced in construction law. It is suitable for all types of management roles in the construction industry and for lawyers wishing to gain a greater understanding of construction law.

October 15 2024

Details

Start: 15 October
End: 16 October
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Venue

Virtual Training – Microsoft Teams

Seminar Content

  • Forming the contract including: What is a contract?
  • Requirements for a valid contract, rendering procedures, letters of intent, what happens when you have not agreed everything when the work starts
  • Transfer and termination of contractual rights and obligations
  • Transfer of ownership of construction materials
  • Difference between terms and conditions
  • Different types fo terms and conditions
  • Non-variation clauses, warranties, exemption clauses and governing law
  • Interpretation of contracts
  • Time-barring
  • 'Mora' (delay)
  • Remedies for breach of contract, including damages, liquidated damages and penalties
  • Allocation of risk
  • Overview of relevant provisions of the Consumer Protection Act